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Bill documents — Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013 c.17 27.03.2013


Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 91 2012-13 (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 79KB 20.03.2013
Commons Bill 149 2012-13 (as introduced) | PDF version, 84KB 14.03.2013

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 91 EN 2012-13 (Explanatory Notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 154KB 20.03.2013
Commons Bill 149 EN 2012-13 (Explanatory Notes to Bill) | PDF version 14.03.2013

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 22 March 2013 25.03.2013
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 19 March 2013 | PDF version, 21KB 19.03.2013

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Committee of the whole House (PDF, 68KB) 19.03.2013

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 19 March 2013 | PDF version, 107KB 20.03.2013

Briefing papers

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House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 18.03.2013

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) (PDF, 90KB) 12.03.2013

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